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North Little Rock

Cedar Heights Baptist Church, 14502 Cedar Heights Road, North Little Rock: Sunday Traditional Worship Service begins at 8:30 a.m., Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., Worship Service and Children’s Church for children three years though second grade begin at 10:45 a.m. Awana Groups meet at 5:30 p.m. Sunday; evening worship begins at 6 p.m.

Wednesday Night meal is served 5:15-6:15 p.m., Age 10 and up $5, children five to nine $3.50 and children four and younger are free. PraiseKids start at 6:15 p.m. Youth Service and evening services begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information visit our website at:www.chbcnlr.com or call 851-2563.

Please check out Cedar Heights Christian Day Care and Cedar Heights Christian Academy. We have children from six weeks through twelfth grade.

Gardner Memorial United Methodist Church, 1723 Schaer, North Little Rock: Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. and worship service at 10:30 a.m. The Gardner quilters meet at 8:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.

Graves Memorial Baptist Church, 4617 Oak Grove Road, North Little Rock: Every Monday the ladies Bible study begins at 5:30 p.m. with food, study begins at 6 p.m. The study is: “A Woman of Faith: Living in Jesus.” The Monday morning Sewing Group meets at 9 a.m. Youth meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The Young Adult Bible Study meets at 7 p.m. on Thursday. For more information, call 851-1493.

Friendly Chapel Church of the Nazarene, 116 S. Pine St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 371-0912.

King Solomon Baptist Church, 1304 Pine Street, North Little Rock: For more information, call 320-8931, 372-6530 or 374-8686.

Lakewood United Methodist Church, 1922 Topf Road, North Little Rock: Please join us at any of our four Sunday morning services. The church invites everyone to join us for one of three Easter Services on Sunday, April 20. First, at 6:30 a.m. in the Lakewood Village pavilion, it’s the North Little Rock Community Easter Sunrise Service, a smaller, quieter, and more intimate alternative to the larger service across the river. Then, at our regular times of 9 and 11 a.m., we’ll celebrate Easter with special music and wonderful services at our church. Holy Week begins the week before on Palm Sunday, April 13, with a Pancake Breakfast at 8 and 10 a.m. in Gibson Hall, our Children’s Parade with a real donkey at 10 a.m., and a performance by our Children’s Choir in the 11 a.m. Trinity service. The Arkansas Traveling Heart Wall will also be on display, to raise awareness of the many foster and orphan children in Arkansas who need forever homes. On Maundy Thursday, April 17, there will be a communion service at 7 p.m. in the Sanctuary as we commemorate the last supper. On Good Friday, April 18, we’ll have a Tenebrae “Service of Shadows” in our Sanctuary at 7 p.m. It is a moving service in which the lights are extinguished one by one as we remember the crucifixion of Christ. And on Holy Saturday, it’s our Children’s Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Bring those kids, find some eggs, and take some pictures.

Please join us at our Applied Light coffeehouse on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm for a new kind of Sabbath, with great discussion, warm friends and hot coffee. This month, we’re watching and discussing Adam Hamilton’s “The Way: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus.” Join our Walk for the Waiting Team to raise awareness of the thousands of foster and orphan

children in Arkansas who need forever homes. The walk is April 26 and you can register at www.walkforthewaiting.org/lakewood. Our mission is to “Expand the Light by seeking, serving and sharing the message of Jesus Christ.” Please join us at any of our four Sunday morning services or at our new Wednesday night Applied Light coffeehouse worship community. For more information about Lakewood UMC, contact the church office at 753-6186, go to our website at www.expandingthelight.org, or be our Facebook friend.

Levy Baptist Church, 3501 Pike Ave., North Little Rock: Sunday Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and worship celebration service at 10:15 a.m. We are located at Camp Robinson Road and Pike Ave.

Come grow and change with us as we make this pilgrimage together. For more information, call 753-7347.

Levy Church of Christ, 5124 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock: For more information, call 753-4860 or visit the website at www.levychurch.com. Thursday evening 7-8:30 p.m. is Knitted together with love.

Levy United Methodist Church, 701 W. 47th St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 753-6041. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., Sunday morning worship at 10:45 a.m.

Morning Star Baptist Church, 105 N. Smothers St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 376-3575.

Our Pastor’s 37th Anniversary will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 16. Special Guests will be Rev. Craig Collier and Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church of Jacksonville. Everyone is invited.

Mount Ararat Baptist Church, 5417 Valentine Road, North Little Rock: For more information, call 982-5893 or contact Betty Butler at 835-2657 or 425-8516.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 2200 Willow St., North Little Rock: Morning worship is at 10:45 a.m., Sundays.

For more information, call 758-1190. Mount Pleasant Baptist Church’s Women’s Mission Ministry will present “Women of the Bible”. The presentation will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the church. The public is invited and for more information, call 758-1190

New Bibleway Church of God, 1207 W. 22nd St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 944-3972.

North Little Rock First United Methodist Church, 6701 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Contemporary WayPoint Worship Service, 10 a.m. Sunday School for all ages at 10 a.m. and the traditional sanctuary worship service begins at 11 a. m. The annual children’s Easter Egg Hunt will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9 for all children up to 10 years old. The Palm Sunday service on Sunday, April 13, as the children will process in both worship services on Palm Sunday waving their palm branches just as palms were waved on Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. The drama presentation for the day will be a visit from Mary, mother of Jesus, the final drama for the series during this Lenten season. The Chancel Choir will present Robert Ray’s Gospel Mass; a Mass written in the Gospel style and accompanied by electric bass, drums and piano. There will be a Maundy Thursday Seder Meal at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 in the church fellowship hall. The Seder Meal commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus and will involve most of the readings of the Passover with Christian interpretations. Tickets are available in our church office, but are limited.

A Tenebrae service will be the focus on Good Friday at 6:30 p.m. on April 18. This special service will feature seven presenters reading the seven final words Jesus spoke from the cross with a reflection offered after each. Hymns and anthems from the choir and congregation will be interspersed in-between. Easter Sunday will be a glorious day to celebrate our Risen Savior in both services on Sunday, April 20. Come and hear a special message from Pastor Davis Thompson and music fit for the King featuring handbells, piano, organ, brass and the Chancel Choir at 11 a.m.

For more information, please visit the church’s website at www.nlrfumc.org.

Park Hill Christian Church, 4400 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock: Sunday worship begins with Cross Roads at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. and traditional worship at 11 a.m. Quilter’s meet every Tuesday at 9 a.m. Ask about our Zumba classes.

For more information, call 753-1109 or visit www.parkhillchristian.org

Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: Sunday school classes begin each Sunday at 9:45 a.m. Wee worship for young children is offered during the 11 a.m. worship service.

For more information, call 753-9533.

St. Augustine Catholic Church, 1421 E. Second St., North Little Rock, Rosary is held 10:30 a.m. each Sunday, followed by 11 a.m. Mass. Igbo (African) Mass is held at 2 p.m. every third Sunday of the month.

On Palm Sunday, April 3, the church will host the 4th Annual Packed the Pews. It will start at 11 a.m. with Mass and immediately after the service, the church will have “Shepherd’s Soup.” For more information, call 375-9617

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock: Sunday services are held 8 and 10:30 a.m. Christian formation for all ages is held 9:15 a.m. First Wednesday of the month a 12 Step Eucharist is held at noon.

For more information, call 753-4281.

St. Mary’s Parish Center, 15th Parker St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 374-7123.

St. Patrick Church, 211 W. 19th St., North Little Rock: For more information, call 753-2726.

The Amboy United Methodist:Church, 311 East Military Road, North Little Rock: For more information, e-mail wordweaver@arkansas.net.

The Church at North Hills, 4500 North Hills Blvd., North Little Rock: For more information, call 920-6217 or online at www.thechurchatnorthhills.com.

Sherwood

Baring Cross Baptist Church, 7541 Warden Road, Sherwood: Bible study begins at 9:15 a.m., morning worship at 10:30 a.m. and the Evening service begins at 5 p.m. The Wednesday evening meal is served from 5 - 5:45 p.m, each Wednesday. Adults: $3, Youth and Children under 17 eat free, For more information, visit www.baringcrossbaptist.org. or call 833-2347

Church for All Nations, 5500 Landers Road, Sherwood: For more information, call 753-0033.

First Baptist Church of Sherwood, 701 Country Club Road, Sherwood: Sunday Bible study begins at 9 a.m., the morning worship service begins at 10:15 a.m., and the evening service begins at 6 p.m.

For more information, call 835-3154 or visit www.fbcsherwood.org

First Christian Church of Sherwood, 28003 E. Kiehl Ave., Sherwood: We hope you will make plans to attend our 9 a.m. or 11 a.m. Worship.

For more information, call 835-5505 or online at www.sherwoodfcc.org

Hope Baptist Church, 139 Shadow Oaks Drive, Sherwood: For more information, call 819-0446 or email tlcoomer@juno.com or visit the website at www.hopebaptistlittlerock.com.

Indianhead Lake Baptist Church, 8601 Indianhead Drive, Sherwood: For more information, call 749-2855.

Kehillat Israel Messianic Church, 151 Fred Rains Drive, Sherwood: The church will begin services at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Torah study is at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

Sylvan Hills First Baptist Church, 9008 Hwy 107, Sherwood: Sunday morning Bible study begins at 9:30 a.m. Worship service is 10:45 a.m. Sunday evening worship begins at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, 835-2511 or visit www.sylvanhillsfbc.com.

Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church, 9921 Arkansas Highway 107, Sherwood: The evening studies will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesdays, with adults and youth. The groups will then break off into two groups for “Our Life as a Cup.” Childcare will be provided if necessary.

Sherwood Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1402 E. Kiehl Ave., Sherwood: The church invites you for Bible study at 6:30 p.m., on Wednesdays. For more information, call 835-8889 or email ladysnow64@yahoo.com.

The Church at Sherwood, 1061 Lantrip Road, Sherwood: Bible classes begin at 9:30 a.m. with corporate worship, including the weekly observance of the Lord’s Supper, at 10:30 a.m. The congregation also assembles on Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. for prayer and Bible study with classes for all ages. For information, call 834-0123, find us on Facebook or go to www.churchatsherwood.com.

Trinity Fellowship Church, 398 Bear Paw Road, Sherwood: For directions see our website, www.trinityfellowshippca.org

Victory Baptist Church, 515 Sherwood Ave., Sherwood: Sunday school is at 9 a.m. with a worship service at 10 a.m. Open Bible study classes for all ages are at 5 p.m. with an evening worship service at 5:45 p.m. each Sunday. The church offers a nursery and activities for children through age four.

Jacksonville

First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, 401 N. First St., Jacksonville: For more information, call 982-1519.

Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, 1017 Ray Road, Jacksonville, Sunday School: 8:50 a.m., Children’s Church: 10:20 a.m., Sunday morning Service starts at: 10:30 a.m.

For more information call 982-6215, email info@mtpisgahjville.org or visit our website: www.mtpisgahjville.org

— As submitted by area churches

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